CARL-SCIL Presents SCIL Works 2008:
Putting Theory into Practice: The 'Why' Behind Instructional Strategies

Friday, January 25, 2008, 9 am - 1:30 pm
Claremont Colleges, Claremont, California
Honnold/Mudd Library, 4th floor, Irvine Room

SCIL Works is an annual half-day program presented by SCIL in which local instruction librarians exchange ideas and share what’s new in information literacy practice and programming at their institutions.


We hope you enjoyed SCIL Works this year. Below are links to most of the materials used and presented. More will be included as they become available.

Evolving Instruction from Systematic Searching to Situated Learning: A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Research Methods in Religious Studies
George H. Thompson, Humanities Librarian, California State University, Chico

Research as a Cognitive Process
Allison Carr, Social Sciences Librarian, California State University, San Marcos
April Cunningham, Library Instruction Coordinator, Saddleback College

  • Link to abstract and teaching materials

Using the Scaffolding Method to Build an Information Literacy Program
Julie Artman, Information Services Librarian/Coordinator of Information Services, Chapman University
Stacy Russo, Instruction Librarian/Head of Reference and Instruction, Chapman University

Designing & Implementing Student Research Projects for Maximum Learning: A Workshop for Faculty & Librarians
Gale Burrow, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Libraries of The Claremont Colleges

Seeking the Balance: Pedagogy of Instruction Across the Disciplines vs. Scaffolding with Just-in-Time Search Skills
Robin Lockerby

Using Constructivism in the Everything is Miscellaneous Environment
Maryann Hight, Reference/Instruction Librarian, California State University Stanislaus